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Man charged as Christchurch death toll rises to 49

New Zealand police has confirmed at least 49 people have died in mass shootings at two mosques full of people attending Friday prayers. Police Commissioner Mike Bush confirmed on Friday that 41 people died at the Masjid Al Noor mosque and seven died at the Linwood Islamic Centre. Another person has died after being treated at Christchurch Hospital. A man in his late 20s has been charged with murder and will appear at a Christchurch court on Saturday morning. Two other men and a woman have been arrested over the incident.

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